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Original Publication Date: 07/11/2016
BIG-IP Hotfix Release Information
Hotfix Rollup: 1
Engineering Hotfix 1
BIG-IP Virtual Edition 12.1.0 HF1 EHF1 Release Information
Hourly Billing Instances
Instance registration-based hourly licensing has been released as part of 12.1.0 HF1-EHF1 (Version: 12.1.0, Build: 1.1.1447).
For this release, install the EHF software directly instead of performing the intermediate step of upgrading to the base version of the 12.1.0 software and then applying the EHF.
- From the downloads site, copy BIGIP-188.8.131.52.0.1434.iso to /shared/images/ on the BIG-IP system.
- From the downloads site, copy Hotfix-BIGIP-184.108.40.206.1.1447-HF1-EHF1.iso to /shared/images/ on the BIG-IP system.
- Run the following command:
tmsh install sys software hotfix Hotfix-BIGIP-220.127.116.11.1.1447-HF1-ENG.iso volume <volume-number>
Component: Virtual Edition
Symptoms: Instance license does not work.
Conditions: This can happen for the following reasons: 1. Instance lost the license due to manual deletion of the license. 2. Instance license becomes inoperative after moving config without the no-license flag.
Impact: Instance license does not work and must be relicensed.
Workaround: The workaround depends on how the license was lost. If the license was manually deleted, run the following command to get a new license: /usr/libexec/autoLicense -l If the license became inoperative because the config was moved without the no-license flag, do the following to get a new license: 1. Delete /config/bigip.license. 2. Run this command: /usr/libexec/autoLicense -l.